Why are square cube-shaped dice so popular when sphere and skew dice like the ones above look so much cooler? And according to Action Lab, they are just as fair as your run-of-the-mill boxy dice. Not only does this video inspire me to change up my board games with a variety of dice shapes, but it succinctly explains how spherical dice – which I didn't realize were actually useable – are made so that they work (and don't just roll off the table or land on a blank spot).
Control was one of the top games of 2019, a moody shooter set in an unsettling supernatural skyscraper. It demands a high-end modern game-ready computer to fully enjoy, but for April Fools creators Remedy Entertainment converted it to the original 1995 Sony Playstation. Starting today, you can play Control exclusively on the first PlayStation system.… READ THE REST
Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 6 has added raptors. They seem really troublesome to tame and unlikely to provide much benefit, if prior experiences with tame-able non-player beasts are at all indicative of their non-performance. Getting eaten by wild wolves in the middle of a fight with a real player is a joy. Beyond that instance,… READ THE REST
In this video, @Matsu_Kusarine fastidiously and hilariously re-enacts one of those weird ads for logic gate games which, in the PLAY NOW MY LORD tradition, don't actually exist (the links go to reskinned white-label mobile games cranked out by the usual suspects). READ THE REST
Did ya see Godzilla vs. Kong last week? With April upon us, the start of the traditional summer movie blockbuster season is here, but this is going to be unlike any movie season we've ever seen before. While some films will be exclusive to theaters, a handful of the biggest releases of the summer will… READ THE REST
Considering the explosion of robotic vacuum cleaners in recent years, is it really much of a surprise that now your front yard is getting into the act as well? If you can set a robo vac on standby to automatically start spinning around your house and gobbling up dirt and grime, it makes sense that the… READ THE REST
Worrying about data breaches isn't just for the Amazons and Facebooks of the world. Oh sure, you should be concerned if you're one of the 533 million who had info exposed in the latest Facebook breach. But a bigger worry is what happens if customer information, details that you're responsible for, somehow get exposed to… READ THE REST